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Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA)

If an offender has been the victim of sexual abuse, they may report this abuse to any staff member, supervisor, administrator, volunteer, or contractual employee within the Department. Third party reports may be made to the facility administration where the offender is housed (see the Locations page of the website). Or, third party reports can be made to the Delaware Department of Correction, PREA Coordinator, at the address below.

Impact of COVID-19 on PREA Audits

PREA Brochure is available here.

Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA): Prison and Jail Audits: "The on-site portion of a PREA audit was conducted at Sussex Correctional Institution on September 14-17, 2020. The audit officially concluded November 1, 2020. The final report is still pending from the auditor." Community Confinment Center Audits: "The on-site portion of a PREA audit was conducted at Sussex Community Corrections Center on October 7-9, 2020. The audit officially concluded November 23, 2020. The final report is still pending from the auditor."

Damaris Schweers
PREA Coordinator
245 McKee Road
Dover, DE 19904
Phone: (302) 857-5345
Email: Damaris.Schweers@delaware.gov
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